Joyce Duty Wehneman-Pohlschneider is an Assistant Professor of Education and Licensing Advisor for the Department of Teacher Education at Anderson University. In this capacity, she teaches Foundations of Teaching, Elementary Methods in Social Studies and Language Arts, Early Childhood methods, and Social Studies Grades 5-12 Methods. . In addition, she works with the Indiana Department of Education to license Anderson University graduates who meet the requirements for Indiana teaching licensing.
As an Anderson (College) University 1976 alumni, she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Elementary Education and spent her teaching career teaching grades 2, 4, 5, and 6 at Union School in Modoc, Ind. from 1977-2010. She received her Master of Arts in Education in 1980 from Ball State University. She became a National Board Certified Teacher in 1999 as a middle childhood generalist. She has also served on the Governor’s Education Roundtable, the Indiana Professional Standards Board, and was selected as an Armstrong Educator at Indiana University and a Fulbright Memorial Social Studies teacher to Japan in 1999. She was presented the Anderson University Distinguished Alumni Award in 2005.
Joyce enjoys traveling, reading, and all genres of music. Her father, Rev. Edward C. Duty, served as a Church of God pastor for 50 years, and both of her parents, brother, and niece attended and graduated from Anderson College and Anderson University. Her extended family hails from Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, and New Jersey. She was recently blessed to reconnect with a high school friend whom she married in the summer of 2020. They now share the love of a blended family together of nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren.
Joyce Duty Wehneman-Pohlschneider has been at Anderson University as an adjunct instructor since 2003 and previously served the School of Education as the Coordinator of Clinical Placements and Licensing from 2010-2016..
B.A., Anderson University
M.A., Ball State University